Tet (Lunar New Year) is a time for reunions and feasting. However, for some Blue Dragon kids, their parents cannot earn enough despite working hard far away from home. For 3 children in northern remote Vietnam, their families didn't even have enough rice to eat. The...read more
It was a race against time. The police had caught the trafficker who had already sold 10 girls. However, with all the girls in China, they didn't have any statements from her victims. Blue Dragon managed to rescue 2 girls on time, and secure the continued detention of...read more
When you don't have a family to support you fully when you are growing up, who can you turn to? For three teen girls at risk of being exploited on the streets, the answer is Blue Dragon's 'Happy House'. They are 16-19 years old and stay there from Mondayto Friday....read more
14 year old 'Quy' thought it was a great idea to write her parents a suicide note. She was smitten with a young man she met online and he suggested that they run away. Unfortunately, she ended up being sold to a Chinese man. She is just one of 7 trafficking victims...read more
It's the first day of the Year of the Rooster and Blue Dragon wishes you good health and happiness! It has been a busy time leading up to Tet (Lunar New Year festival). Blue Dragon's team in central Vietnam has used the celebration to share the message about child...read more
It’s hard to say goodbye when hearts connect. 17 Blue Dragon kids visited a centre for the elderly and people with disabilities as part of their community service project. The children danced and did cards for 60 people in the centre. They even sang the songs...read more
It was the biggest group of new trafficking survivors cared for by Blue Dragon. 15 girls who were rescued and returned to Vietnam with the support of Blue Dragon are now safe. The youngest is just 13 years old. She had a simple argument with her parents and ran away...read more
It is a job no Chinese wants to do. So they used forced labour of children like 'Toan' who was trafficked to China. He is only 15 years old and from an ethnic minority community. His family is poor so Toan decided to follow the man who promised him a job on a farm....read more
What a night! Blue Dragon kids took to the stage and danced, sang, acted and shared what overcoming adversity means to them. They chose the theme of 'Hot Pot of Life' for this year's Tet Awards, the annual Lunar New Year concert. There was even a fashion show with a...read more
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Dragon Tales April 2019
In this issue: read about the impact of your support on Vietnamese children in crisis, meet Blue Dragon heroes around the world, and learn how you can improve the lives of children by shopping, travelling and doing business!